20th Frontier Force

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20th Frontier Force
ActiveOctober 1, 1965
CountryPakistan
BranchArmy
TypeInfantry
RoleMechanized Infantry
Garrison/HQTobe Camp Kakul
Motto(s)Tayyar Hardam Tayyar
EngagementsPak-Indo War 1965
Pak-Indo War 1971
Commanders
Raised byLt Col Anwar ul Haq

The 20th Frontier Force is a battalion of the Frontier Force Regiment, a regiment of the Pakistan Army formed in 1956 from the amalgamation of three regiments: the Frontier Force Regiment, the Frontier Force Rifles and the Pathan Regiment. The regimental center is at Abbottabad.

Establishment[edit]

20 FF was established at Tobe camp Kakul on October 1, 1965, with Lieutenant Colonel Anwar ul Haq as its first Commanding Officer.

Deployments[edit]

The battalion took active part in the battles of 1965 and 1971.

War Time Deployment[edit]

  • 1965 - Chawinda
  • 1971 - Langewala

See also[edit]